Herndon officials have acknowledged that the center would likely provide help to day laborers who are in the country illegally, but said they are not equipped to sort out individuals' immigration status, which can at times be murky.Clearly, buck passers like O'Reilly need to be recalled.
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said that no matter the problem, facilitating the hiring of illegal immigrants is not an acceptable solution.
"The Town Council understands it would be helping illegal aliens" by establishing a day laborer site, Fitton said Thursday during a news conference at the group's Washington headquarters. "It has essentially admitted it in some proceedings."
Herndon Mayor Michael O'Reilly said in a statement Thursday that Judicial Watch is misdirecting its concerns over federal immigration policy at the town.
"Clearly the national immigration issue needs to be handled by Congress and the executive branch and not by small local governments such as Herndon," O'Reilly said...
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